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Thursday, December 7, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

California's Hollwood sign after it was modified to read 'Hollyweed'.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 7, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// L.A. lawmakers back new regulations on marijuana industry (Los Angeles Times)

// Legal Marijuana Sales Are Expected to Hit $10 Billion This Year (Fortune)

// Cannabis commission focuses on ‘social consumption’ (Common Wealth)


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// Delaware police officials seek to firm up gun ban, want weed use noted on driver’s licenses (Cannabist (AP))

// First Nations demand control over cannabis sales (Globe and Mail )

// Maryland cannabis commission hires new executive director (Baltimore Sun)

// Here’s how much Mass. could make off marijuana sales in the next fiscal year (Boston Globe)

// Ohio’s Auditor Is Calling For An Investigation Into State’s Medical Marijuana Program (WKSU Public Radio)

// Celebrating Five Years of Legal Weed in Washington State (Seattle Weekly)

// Shakeup at prominent cannabis lab follows allegations two owners have neo-Nazi ties (Oregon Live)


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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Former MPP executive director on the cover of Washington City Paper in 2010.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Did Past Harassment Allegations Finally Catch Up To MPP’s Rob Kampia? (Leafly)

// Proposed pot regulations open door to craft growers, licensing non-violent offenders (CBC News)

// Tribe’s Marijuana Consultant Pays Fine Court Costs (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Statistics Canada to add marijuana economic impact to GDP data (Nasdaq)

// State to medical marijuana company: Stop selling vape pens (Florida Politics)

// State pot commission aims to have first draft of rules set by end of Dec. (Boston Globe)

// CBD oil is illegal in Indiana says Attorney General Curtis Hill after months of confusion (Indy Star)

// Last stop for cannabis advertising on Muni buses, trains, stations, and stops (SF Gate)

// Smoke shop owner who said bongs were only for tobacco convicted of selling drug paraphernalia (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Pot dispensary staff who camped out 27 days for 4/20 permit lost it to a guy named ‘Smokey’ (9 News NBC)


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Thursday, October 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A medical marijuana outdoor cultivation site is left ravaged by wildfire.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Devastating Photos Show Wildfire’s Toll on a California Cannabis Farm (Leafly)

// ‘We lost it all’: Puerto Rico medical marijuana businesses assess hurricane damage (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Colorado’s 2017 marijuana sales reach $1 billion in just eight months (Cannabist)


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// Canada’s Largest Cannabis Producer Is Doubling in Size (Leafly)

// Atlanta Mayor Signs Marijuana Decrim Proposal (Marijuana Moment)

// Setting the cannabis age at 19 is ‘not practical at all’, lawyer says (Global News)

// Cannabis Control Commission Hears from Vineyarders (Vineyard Gazette)

// Case that could disrupt Maryland medical marijuana industry will go to trial (Baltimore Sun)

// State names new medical marijuana director (Portland Press Herald)

// Watch: Rep. Earl Blumenauer testifies that medical marijuana could solve opioid crisis (Cannabist)


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Thursday, September 28, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, September 28, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical Marijuana dispensaries could stay open while applying for licenses under bills (Michigan Live)

// Recreational marijuana sales won’t start in January in SF after all (San Francisco Chronicle)

// Injunction blocks Smithfield from restricting medical pot cultivation + video (Providence Journal)


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// Coming soon to a billboard near you: Marijuana ads (Inquirer Daily News )

// As lawmakers add cut and tweak Maine recreational pot laws take shape (Portland Press Herald)

// Marijuana industry uses cross-border beer case to argue against provincial monopolies (CBC News)

// L.A. marijuana businesses unhappy with draft rules but talks continue (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nevada Cancels Seed-to-Sale Contract Months Into 5-Year Contract in Favor of Metrc (Dope Magazine)

// Legalize pot in R.I.? 19 people picked to study the issue (Providence Journal)

// Giving the gift of green in the ‘District of Cannabis’ (Star Tribune)


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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Soon-to-be-former head of the DEA Chuck Rosenburg is seen on C-SPAN testifying in front of a Congressional committee.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// DEA administrator plans to step down (Washington Post)

// Do not tell U.S. border guards that you’ve smoked pot, despite what some say: lawyer (Global News)

// Mass. pot czar to push ‘strong economic benefits’ of dispensaries to towns (Boston Globe)


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// Pot Farmer to Neighbors: Chill Out. Neighbors: No. (New York Times)

// Almost half of Canadians willing to try cannabis-infused food: study (Chronicle Herald)

// Marijuana Should Be Available At Private Retailers, Two-Thirds Of Canadians Say (Huffington Post)

// Aurora Cannabis a billion-dollar pot producer posts $6M in revenue (Calgary Herald)

// Colorado marijuana edibles makers bracing for new standards (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Legalization Boosts Property Values, Study Says (Leafly)

// Georgia Tech sports teams consider changes to policies on marijuana and other drugs (Cannabist)


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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Administration Makes It Harder To Track Marijuana Arrests (But I Did It Anyway) (Forbes)

// L.A. is set to be a hot market for marijuana sales. But there might not be many places to smoke it (Los Angeles Times)

// As Legalization Looms, Toronto Wrangles Where to Allow Smoking (Leafly)


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// Marijuana industry groups to LA: Don’t shut out existing suppliers (Los Angeles Daily News)

// California Pot Trends Already Resemble Colorado’s Retail Market (Westword)

// U.S. Wholesale Cannabis Prices Down 18.6% During First Half of 2017, Despite Relative Stability (Marijuana Industry News)

// Israel Cannabis Market Could Be Worth $1.1 Billion By 2022 (Green Market Report)

// Marijuana task-force member’s move to legal weed company raises conflict-of-interest concerns (National Post)

// Quarter of Seattle cancer patients turn to marijuana to help cope with pain, stress, and nausea (Independent)

// Vail Valley ranchers say they have the only zero-carbon footprint marijuana grow in Colorado (Vail Daily)


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Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// California Officially Calls On Feds To Reclassify Marijuana (Forbes)

// University of Maryland pharmacy school cancels plans to train medical marijuana workers (Baltimore Sun)

// Chart: More growers lower wholesale prices in Colorado’s recreational marijuana market (Marijuana Business Daily)


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// Hundreds show up to turn in medical marijuana applications on final day (THV 11)

// South Carolina extends deadline for prospective hemp growers (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Denver Vape and Play Hopes to Be Denver’s First Pot Lounge (Westword)

// DHHR: WV medical marijuana law will need $2 million in upfront costs (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

// Meet Massachusetts’s Pro-Legalization Marijuana Regulator (Forbes)

// 5 Ways to Avoid Cannabis Stock Investment Scams (Leafly)

// California Cannabis Data Highlights Demand for Infused Pre-Rolls and Vape Pens (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Thursday, September 14, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 14, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// GOP Sen. Orrin Hatch Pushes Medical Marijuana As Opioid Alternative (Forbes)

// Canopy Growth signs deal to supply Australian company with medical cannabis (CTV News)

// Andrew Freedman on Legalization and His Time as Colorado’s Marijuana Czar (Westword)


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// New pot law goes into effect Saturday (Eagle Tribune)

// Oregon pot regulators announce moves to tame illegal market (Portland Business Journal)

// ‘So many things can go awry’ with Michigan’s medical marijuana plan (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Funding gap now an issue for Mass. marijuana control commission (Telegram)

// Bill Montgomery’s Quixotic Crusade Against Medical Marijuana Quashed Again (Phoenix New Times)

// It Appears You Can Officially Get High at Food Festivals Now (LA Weekly)

// Newly Launched Website Will Host In-Depth Financial Reporting on Marijuana Industry (Civilized)


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Friday, September 8, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, September 8, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Roger Stone says he’s suing organizers of cannabis forum for dropping him as keynote speaker (Mic )

// Auditor General DePasquale: Legalize marijuana in Pa. to boost revenues and create jobs (Philly.com)

// Canada’s top marijuana producer to double production (Reuters)


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// Teen marijuana use falls to 20-year low, defying legalization opponents’ predictions (Washington Post)

// Regional effort to draft recreational marijuana guidelines on hold pending state regulations (Mass Live)

// California lawmakers propose allowing marijuana growers and sellers to work alongside each other (Los Angeles Times)

// Legalize pot and gambling to fund Kentucky’s pensions? ‘Not going to happen,’ Bevin says (Courier-Journal)

// L.A. Leader Wants Affirmative Action Plan for Marijuana Business Licenses (LA Weekly)

// Maine marijuana activist detained at border denied entry to Canada (Portland Press Herald)

// Critics Say Anti-Pot Lawmakers Use ‘Dirty Legislative Tricks’ To Interfere With Legalization (Daily Caller)


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Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Marijuana board considers shutting down dispensaries until licensing starts (Michigan Radio)

// Nevada marijuana license expansion on hold again until Aug. 29 (KTNV Las Vegas (AP))

// Pot Prices Rise 200% In Nevada As Product Flies Off The Shelves (Forbes)


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// California Is Still Arresting Too Many People of Color for Cannabis (Leafly)

// NYC pot arrests continue despite decriminalization push: lawyers (NY Daily News)

// Denver soon to license pot clubs, but few may open (McClatchy DC)

// Yet another study says weed could help solve the opioid crisis (Vice News)

// Deep Dive into Cannabis Stock Sunset Island Group Reveals Red Flags for Investors (New Cannabis Ventures)

// States Work To Help Marijuana Industry Reduce Power Costs (National Public Radio)

// Chart: Portion of women executives in cannabis industry dips to 27% but still strong (Marijuana Business Daily)


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